Thunder Scorch Heat With Big Second Half
The Oklahoma City Thunder held the Miami Heat to just 32 second half points and turned a two-point game at halftime in a blowout with a 99-74 win at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City on Sunday night, January 17.
Leading 44-42 at halftime, OKC went on a 17-2 run in the third quarter to take control of the game, and held the Heat to a Thunder opponent low for points in a game.
Russell Westbrook had another triple double, his fifth of the season, with 13 points, 10 rebounds, and 15 assists.
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 24 points and added 10 rebounds.
Serge Ibaka had 19 points and Dion Waiters 18 off the bench.
OKC shot 46 percent from the field and were perfect at the free throw line, 12-12.
The Thunder outscored the Heat in the paint 46-28 for the game.
OKC has won four in a row and improved to 30-12 on the season as they conclude their three-game homestand.
The Thunder play five of their next six games on the road, starting Tuesday night at Denver at 8:00 pm.